Inside the Army - June 19, 2017

USAREUR to cut exercises to 'no more than 50' in FY-18

June 16, 2017 |
Courtney McBride
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As the Army expands its rotational presence in Europe to deter Russia, the service is shifting its approach to multilateral exercises on the continent. While the creation of the European Reassurance Initiative in fiscal year 2016 drove a dramatic expansion of the number of exercises with U.S. Army Europe participation, FY-18 will see a reduction. Consistent with guidance from the USAREUR G-3, Brig. Gen. Timothy Daugherty, the command "will support, plan and fund less than 50 exercises in FY-18," service...

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